Smectymnuan

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noun

Smec·​tym·​nu·​an
smekˈtimnəwən
plural -s
1
: one of a group of five 17th century English Presbyterian clergymen collaborating in a pamphlet attacking the episcopacy
2
: an adherent of the Smectymnuans

Smectymnuan

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adjective

"
: of or relating to the Smectymnuans

Word History

Etymology

Noun

Smectymnuus, pseudonym formed from the initials of Stephan Marshall †1635, Edmund Calamy †1666, Thomas Young †1655, Matthew Newcomen †1669, and William Spurstowe †1666 British Presbyterian clergymen + English -an

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“Smectymnuan.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Smectymnuan. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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